The Times Atlas of World Exploration
3,000 Years of Exploring, Explorers, and MapmakingBook - 1991
Subtitled 3000 years of exploring, explorers, and mapmaking, this oversized (10 3/4 x14 1/2 "), color atlas maps the routes of the explorers, tells their stories, and sets them in the context of their times--from the first mapmakers in China to current deep-space probes--with some 180 period maps, some 130 specially commissioned modern maps, numerous historical illustrations, and an accompanying text prepared by 24 specialists in exploration and cartography. (c) by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR.
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, c1991.
Characteristics: 1 atlas (286 p.) :,col. ill., col. maps ;,37 cm.
Alternative Title: Atlas of world exploration.